TechCrunch | HomeLight was founded in 2012 to connect home owners looking to sell with real estate agents in their area who are likely to close quickly and get the best price for their homes. With its business quickly growing, the company has raised $40 million in new funding led by Menlo Ventures.
Mobile Marketer | The Major League Baseball Players Association, the collective bargaining representative for players in the league, granted a license to sweepstakes app Lucktastic to create free scratch cards that feature star baseball players. MLBPA Fun Packs will be released each week for the remainder of the 2017 season, according to a release made available to Mobile Marketer.
CNBC | Snap's stock whipsawed this month, with Wall Street analysts torn on whether the shares are worth more or less than the $17 IPO price it received in March. And it's about to face its biggest challenge in a while, as its lockup period ends.
DIGIDAY | Most publishers that share a story about George Clooney on Facebook would know to target the segment of its audience that’s interested in George Clooney. Fewer would consider targeting the post at people who are interested in Conway Twitty or Cristiano Ronaldo, though. The Los Angeles-based startup Ranker does, and that’s been a major reason for its climb on Facebook.
WSJ | Filament, a startup that enables machine-to-machine communications for industrial clients, has raised a $15 million Series A-1 round.
PR NEWSWIRE | Mango Health, a mobile health company, today announced a long term operating partnership with Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) which will include a new daily health management platform to improve health outcomes.